Traveler May Have Exposed Thousands To Measles In Santa Clara CountyHealth officials issued a warning Tuesday after they say a visitor to the Silicon Valley may have exposed thousands of local residents to the measles at locations including Stanford, the Apple Visitor Center and several popular restaurants.
Deadly Flu Strain Prompts CDC to Urge Unvaccinated to Get Their ShotsA troubling flu strain is hitting the United States and health experts are warning those who didn't get the flu shot that it's still not too late.
Flea-Borne Typhus Spreads Across Los Angeles AreaA rise in typhus, a bacterial disease spread by lice or fleas, has hit the Los Angeles area, and public health officials are sounding the alarm.
CDC: Flu Blamed For 84 Child Deaths Nationwide This SeasonThe deaths of 22 more children from flu-related causes were reported Friday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in its weekly surveillance report.
California Flu Death Toll Nearly DoublesThe deadly flu outbreak continued to gain momentum and claim more victims Friday with state health officials raising the death toll of those under 65 who have succumbed to the disease to 74.
57 Sickened at S.F. Elementary School After Norovirus OutbreakOfficials say an outbreak of norovirus at McKinley Elementary in San Francisco has caused at least 57 people, 53 students and four teachers, to be sick.
Flu Outbreak Claims One Victim, Sickens More Than 176 In Marin County One person has died and there has already been more than 176 confirmed cases of influenza in Marin County during the current outbreak of the disease.
Flu-Related Death Toll Continues To Rise In CaliforniaFlu-related deaths in California have been higher so far this season than in recent years, raising concerns the illness might prove more severe, health officials said Tuesday.
Listeria Found At LAX Catering FacilityAmerican Airlines has suspended use of a caterer at Los Angeles International Airport after listeria was found in the caterer's facility, but Delta Air Lines continues to get meals from the kitchen.
Officials Concerned About Mosquitoes Breeding In Fire-Ravaged Backyard Pools Sonoma County health officials are concerned by the mosquito breeding threat posed by backyard pools in homes that were destroyed in this month's devastating wildfire outbreak.
State Declares Emergency To Fight Hepatitis A OutbreakGov. Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency to combat a hepatitis A outbreak that has claimed 18 lives in San Diego and has triggered 71 cases in Santa Cruz County.